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Facebook Executive Tessa Lyons: “We were really shocked” by misinformation
The misinformation problem of the 2016 elections left Facebook reeling. 
November 20, 2018
Philippine Government Indicts Prominent Independent News Site on Tax Charges
Rappler, a prominent Philippine news site run by Maria Ressa, has critically covered Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his drug war.
November 13, 2018
As Facebook Addresses Role in Myanmar Violence, Look Back at Early Warnings
"‘Facebook runs the risk of being in Myanmar what radios were in Rwanda’ – that this platform could be used to foment hate and to incite violence,” tech entrepreneur David Madden says of his 2015 warning to Facebook.
November 6, 2018
"The Facebook Dilemma" Continues Tonight: A Note From Our Executive Producer
While this two-hour special covers years and many topics, Mark Zuckerberg is central to it all, writes FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath.
October 30, 2018
Is Facebook Ready for the 2018 Midterms?
Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, sits down with FRONTLINE correspondent James Jacoby in this scene from "The Facebook Dilemma."
October 30, 2018
WATCH: Facebook and "The Data Dilemma”
In “The Data Dilemma,” examine what Facebook knows, and how it knows it.
October 29, 2018
Tonight, "The Facebook Dilemma" Begins: A Note From FRONTLINE's Executive Producer
Our investigation was sparked by the extraordinary impact Facebook has had here and abroad, writes FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath.
October 29, 2018
WATCH: Inside Facebook’s Early Days
See footage of Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, during the company's early days in the opening moments of “The Facebook Dilemma.”
October 29, 2018
Russian Disinformation on Facebook Targeted Ukraine Well Before the 2016 U.S. Election
Activists, officials and journalists from countries who reported abuses years earlier say Facebook took little or no action, according to an investigation for a new documentary.
October 28, 2018
WATCH: How Facebook Built a “Surveillance Machine”
In a scene from FRONTLINE’s upcoming documentary, “The Facebook Dilemma,” hear from insiders about the company’s decision to ramp up its data collection on users.
October 25, 2018
Facebook’s Ex-Security Chief Sounds Off on 2018 Midterms
Facebook ex-security chief Alex Stamos outlines potential threats to the 2018 and 2020 elections, as well as possible solutions to safeguard future elections. Watch his FRONTLINE video interview.
October 16, 2018
"I Was Just Flabbergasted." Discovering Cambridge Analytica.
One evening during the 2016 presidential primaries, Sam Woolley wandered into a meet-up on digital political messaging in the basement of a New York City tech store. At the gathering, he says, a group of experts boasted of an uncanny ability to influence voters on social media. The name of their company: Cambridge Analytica.
March 21, 2018
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